Goodwill ambassador of UNICEF and National Award winning actress Arifa Parvin Moushumi has received lifetime achievement award from American-Bangladesh Press Club (ABPC) recently. The award giving ceremony was held at the Heckscher Park of Long Island in New York on Sunday (local time).
American- Bangladesh Press Club President Dorpon Kabir, ex-president Nazmul Ahsan, general secretary Shahabuddin Sagor, Moushumi’s husband actor Omar Sani, press club’s vice president Belal Ahmed, columnist Abu Zafar Mahmud, and other members of the executive committee of the press club were present on the occasion.Moushumi expressed her gratitude to the members of the press club after receiving the award.
America-Bangladesh Press Club (ABPC) is an organisation of Bangladeshi journalists living in New York and other cities. This Bangladeshi Press Club was founded in 2008 in New York. The principal aim of the Press Club is to build a strong network among Bangladeshi Media Professionals (journalists, editors, reporters, publishers, etc) who are working in the USA. ABPC has life, general and associate members. America-Bangladesh Press Club depends on member subscription and donations for its finding.
While, Arifa Parvin Moushumi better known by her stage name Moushumi, is a Bangladeshi film actress and director. She won Bangladesh National Film Award for Best Actress three times for her roles in Meghla Akash (2001), Devdas (2013) and Taarkata (2014). She has acted in over 150 films and made her directorial debut with Kokhono Megh Kokhono Brishti (2003).
Moushumi began working as an actress and singer from an early age. She won the Anonda Bichittra Photo Beauty Contest, which led to appearances in television commercials in the 1990s. She first appeared in the movie Keyamat Theke Keyamat in Bangladesh.